My guess is, now, that this gentleman was simply on the wrong end of a coin toss in Hollywood.
Wilson said she was on the wrong dosage of medicine, and was having severe depressive mood swings.
This politics of schadenfreude focuses the populist ire of rank-and-file conservatives at the wrong targets.
The DOMA case, United States v. Windsor, also furthers the cause of LGBT rights, but, in many ways, for the wrong reasons.
In this case, a low-fat calorie restricted diet will be exactly the wrong prescription.
When he looked in the mirror he decided that maybe he was wrong about haircuts.
Not so his son; he marked this oversight, And then mistook reverse of wrong for right.
He meant that the Right alone did wrong with premeditation and design.
The whistle and the shout from the steamer were the first intimations we had that anything was wrong.
If so, they have expected too much, or have expected the wrong thing.
late Old English, "twisted, crooked, wry," from Old Norse rangr, earlier *wrangr "crooked, wry, wrong," from Proto-Germanic *wrangaz (cf. Danish vrang "crooked, wrong," Middle Dutch wranc, Dutch wrang "sour, bitter," literally "that which distorts the mouth"), from PIE *wrengh- "to turn" (see wring).
Sense of "not right, bad, immoral, unjust" developed by c.1300. Wrong thus is etymologically a negative of right (from Latin rectus, literally "straight"). Latin pravus was literally "crooked," but most commonly "wrong, bad;" and other words for "crooked" also have meant "wrong" in Italian and Slavic. Cf. also French tort "wrong, injustice," from Latin tortus "twisted." Wrong-headed first recorded 1732. To get up on the wrong side (of the bed) "be in a bad mood" is recorded from 1801.
"that which is improper or unjust," c.1100, from wrong (adj.). Meaning "an unjust action" is recorded from c.1200.
"to do wrong to," early 14c., from wrong (adj.). Related: Wronged; wronging.